The Coin Analyst: Collecting Strategies and Modern Silver World Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A new modern coin collector can very easily become overwhelmed. Whether attending a coin show, perusing hobby web sites and...

Some Familiar Faces on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   Already a notable presence in the European market, MA-Shops--the online marketplace created by German engineer Joachim Schwiening--is poised to grow into a significant...

Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 38

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear customers and coin enthusiasts, Künker's eLive Auction 38 sessions begin December 2 and 3. Join us for bidding at 6:00...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Prince Metternich (Fürst Metternich) 20...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Silver Coin – Prince Metternich | Fürst Metternich (2003) Austria Through the Ages Series (2000-2003) Description: This, the third issue in the Austrian...

2016 Coin of the Year Award Category Winners Announced

By Krause Publications....   Austria brings home three category awards in the first round of World Coin News’ 2016 Coin of the Year Award voting by...

Austrian Mint to Issue New Year’s 5 Euro Silver Coin in...

The annual new year’s silver coin issued by the Austrian Mint this year features the New Year’s concert performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra...

Austria 30 Years of the European Union Flag 2 Euro Coin

Description: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the European Union flag, the Austrian Mint will join the 19 member nations of the...

Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 37

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Our upcoming eLive Auction 37 is available for viewing online now. Please go to eLive-Auction.de and...

The Last Coins of the Holy Roman Empire

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The last of things have a poignancy all their own, from the passing of the last Civil War veteran...

Austrian Mint to Issue Latest Wildlife in Our Sights Gold Coin

On October 28, the Austrian Mint will issue the third gold coin in the “Wildlife in Our Sights” program. The six coin series celebrates...

Austria 2015 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Capercaillie 100 Euro Proof...

Description: From the Austrian Mint: The capercaillie lives in coniferous, mixed and deciduous woodland, where it spends the night roosting in trees. The habitat of the...

Austria 2015 Burgenland 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Austria's eastern province of Burgenland, also known as the "sunny side of Austria", is a region best known for its National Park of Lake...

Austrian Mint New Niobium “Cosmology” Coin Sells Out at ANA –...

Andrea Lang, Marketing Director, Austrian Mint, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Austrian Mint has created another numismatic sellout with its latest niobium offering - "Cosmology"....

Atlas Numismatics Publishes August Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics....   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 289 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Syracuse...

The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably aware of our advocacy for...

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Life in Three Acts

On September 9, The Austrian Mint will issue a new silver coin to begin a set of three silver coins entitled “Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,...

The Austria “Piece by Piece” Coin Design Competition

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Coin design contests are nothing new; the American public was invited to design the nation’s bicentennial coinage,...

Austria 2015 Wolfgang: The Wonderkind 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756-1791) impact on Austrian culture is just as vital today as it was when the young prodigy took the Viennese opera...

Luxembourg 2015 Castle Brandenbourg 5-Euro Silver-Niobium Coin

Description: The 2015 Castle Brandenbourg Castle 5-euro silver-niobium coin is the seventh of nine silver-niobium coins honoring Luxembourg castles to be struck by the Austrian...

Austria 2015 Piece by Piece: Vienna 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: From the Austrian Mint: One of the world’s five biggest cities a century ago, Vienna may no longer be the capital of a huge empire...

Results of Künker Summer Auction Sale

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, After three eventful auction days the final bid was taken on June 25. More than 4,000...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 150 Years of the Semmering Railway...

The ultra-popular Austrian Niobium 25-Euro Center’s second issue celebrates one of the 19th century’s most breathtaking engineering feats, the opening of Semmering Railway. Designed...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: Reopening of the Burgtheater and Opera...

The Burgtheater is Europe’s second-oldest extant theater and one of the most important venues for theater in the German-speaking world. Born in 1741 under...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: Arstetten Castle | Schloß Arstetten (2004)

Artstetten Castle traces its origins back to the 13th century. Over the years, numerous families have resided at the estate, renovating the castle to...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2004: Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun  (2004) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002...

Austrian Mint to Issue 5 Euro Silver Coin Commemorating 60 Year...

On May 6, 2015, The Austrian Mint will issue a silver coin in honour of the 60th anniversary of the Austrian Federal Army. The...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Schloss Hof (Schloß Hof) 10...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Schloss Hof | Schloß Hof  (2003) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2002: Ambras Castle (Schloß Ambras) 10...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Ambras Castle | Schloß Ambras  (2002) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) Specifications: The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 250th Anniversary of Schönbrunn Zoo 5...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Silver Coin – 250th Anniversary of Schönbrunn Zoo | Tiergarten Schönbrunn  (2002) Once the imperial stomping grounds of Holy Roman Emperor Francis...

Austrian Mint Unveils “Quaternary Period”, Fifth and Final Silver Coin Prehistoric...

The Austrian Mint released today the fifth and final silver coin in its series exploring prehistoric dinosaurs, known as “Back from the Dead.” Thomas Pesendorfer,...